• General Discussion - Passenger Rail

  • General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.
General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.

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README: Thread Links to Proposed HSR/IC/Passenger Systems
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README: Thread Links to Operating/Approved Commuter Systems
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Mexico City Metro elevated subway section collapses, 23 killed so far
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Stadler to supply MARTA's new railcars
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Trolley Pole v. Pantograph
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Texas Central HSR (Houston - DFW Dallas Fort Worth)
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Washington to Baltimore: maglev or hyperloop?
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France bans flights that trains would take under 2.5 hours to do
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LA: Baton Rouge - New Orleans Commuter Rail
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Ottawa Light Rail
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Revenue sharing joint trains pre-Amtrak
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Post COVID - Passenger Rail
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SEHSR Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor
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UP Being Taken to STB Over Tennessee Pass
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Rocky Mountaineer will launch a new train journey in the USA for 2021
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"Room With a View", Anyone?
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FOR SALE: The Iowa Pacific Passenger Fleet
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Atlanta MARTA Tilford Northwest Line Extension
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HART: Hawaii Rail Systems (was Light rail coming to Hawaii)
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Abandoned Train Stations - Worldwide
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Atlanta Light Rail Streetcar & Beltline Project
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TWILIGHT RAIL: Grade School Project
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Reclining Seat Coach trains effects
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Nevada State Rail Plan
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Secretary Buttigieg speech to DOT
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The All Stops Local
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Bernard or Schollhorn ticket punches
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New product idea- Passenger Rail Vehicle Safety Nets
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Comparing UK to Amtrak's NEC
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Foreign High Speed Rail Companies in the U.S.
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NCDOT auction for RBBX cars
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Binghamton NY - New York City NYC Passenger Rail Discussion
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Buttigieg nominee for Secretary of Transportation
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Public Transportation in the U.S.
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Coupon Stations?
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HR 8926 - American High Speed Rail Act
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X-Train: Las Vegas Railway Express / United Rail
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Italy high-speed-rail construction continues
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Last passenger train to a particular city
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Biden administration: "Build Back Better" and transit
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The Defense Production Act and rail infrastructure.
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Pullman bedrooms vs compartments?
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New TSA Rules Could Affect Railfanning
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Australia's West Coast Wilderness Railway
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How's My Driving?
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reduction in passenger trains durring 1918 plague?
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Calgary northwest light-rail extension opens
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Edmonton Transit Service
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Albuquerque New Mexico Rail Runner Railrunner
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New York Real Estate Woes - They Impact Rail
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Denver Area Light and Heavy Rail (RTD) systems
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Western Wild Fires
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Last passenger train to Casper, Wyoming?
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Vote for the World's Ugliest Train - Just for Fun
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Is Fluting Dead?
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Why no center platform at busy stations.
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Tour of Cincinnati Abandoned Subway
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Historic Hyannis Roundhouse Saved
by bostontrainguy  - 
5 Replies 
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Massachusetts Bond Bill Provides 50 Million for East-West Rail Project
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Scenic Attractions available by RAIL ONLY
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What are your favorite and least favorite passenger rail experiences?
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Trip Report: Australia's Indian Pacific
by Mollie  - 
1 Replies 
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6 Replies 
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Will we ever see another all-Pullman passenger train?
by Westernstar1  - 
30 Replies 
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India Railways Bids to Run Private Passenger Trains
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
They Got Away!!! Trains discontinued before we rode
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
35 Replies 
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Lincoln Funeral Train
by GSC  - 
3 Replies 
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 by bostontrainguy
 
Should Transit (and Amtrak) be Free to Use?
by bostontrainguy  - 
13 Replies 
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 by gprimr1
 
Eau Claire - Minneapolis Passenger Rail Proposal
by Jeff Smith  - 
21 Replies 
 4599 Views
 by west point
 
Why weren’t open-section sleepers replaced by private room cars sooner?
by SouthernRailway  - 
18 Replies 
 2783 Views
 by Alphaboi
 
All Aboard Washington
by Pensyfan19  - 
13 Replies 
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 by eolesen
 
Barber shops on passenger trains?
by SouthernRailway  - 
15 Replies 
 5896 Views
 by urr304
 
Article on LD cuts (Railway Age; RPA's New "House Organ"?)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Parallel vs perpendicular sleeping berths
by Alphaboi  - 
4 Replies 
 597 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
Kansas City at Engineering Phase of Reintroducing Streetcars
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
 876 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Bills supporting Intercity Rail Service
by Pensyfan19  - 
3 Replies 
 841 Views
 by dgvrengineer
 
Why did the Soo run mixed trains as late as the 1980s?
by SouthernRailway  - 
14 Replies 
 1998 Views
 by ohioriverrailway
 
Another old timetable question
by charlesriverbranch  - 
3 Replies 
 878 Views
 by edbear
 
Seattle, Washington: Sound Transit
by superbad  - 
85 Replies 
 56752 Views
 by Backshophoss
 
WFH and Passenger Rail (Throw In Airlines)
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
26 Replies 
 3989 Views
 by STrRedWolf
 
5 Replies 
 3109 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Atlanta Light Rail: Greenbriar Mall to MARTA’s Oakland City station
by Jeff Smith  - 
0 Replies 
 588 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Phoenix, Mesa and Glendale, AZ: Valley Metro Light Rail
by NJTRailfan  - 
48 Replies 
 38850 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Seattle South Lake Union Streetcar Proposal
by railfanofewu  - 
2 Replies 
 1697 Views
 by RRspatch
 
AllEarth Rail / Vermont Commuter Rail
by Jeff Smith  - 
113 Replies 
 44704 Views
 by Tadman
 
13 Replies 
 1218 Views
 by kato
 
DART - Dallas Area Rapid Transit
by electricron  - 
45 Replies 
 26953 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Las Vegas Monorail
by DutchRailnut  - 
8 Replies 
 2432 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Favorite Locomotive
by Pensyfan19  - 
15 Replies 
 1590 Views
 by D Alex
 
Take the Central to the Fair!
by charlesriverbranch  - 
1 Replies 
 874 Views
 by edbear
 
General US High Speed Rail Discussion
by max  - 
424 Replies 
 24553 Views
 by scratchyX
 
Mixed Trains in North America
by Pensyfan19  - 
40 Replies 
 6127 Views
 by R36 Combine Coach
 
14 Replies 
 3143 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Travel & Leisure Mag: 13 Virtual Train Rides From Around the World
by mtuandrew  - 
0 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
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